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Law Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Law Quiz Set 35

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Questions
1 Read the following statements and give correct answer with the help of codes given below :
  1. A Muslim woman can marry a Kitabi
  2. A Shia male can contract ‘Muta’ with a fire worshipper
  3. Marriage of a Muslim woman with a Hindu would be irregular
  4. A Muslim man cannot marry with his niece

Codes :

1 i and ii are correct, but iii and iv are incorrect
2 ii and iii are correct, but i and iv are incorrect
3 iii and iv are correct, but i and ii are incorrect
4 ii and iv are correct, but i and iii are incorrect

Answer: ii and iv are correct, but i and iii are incorrect
2 Read the following statements in the light of Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act, 1956 and give correct answer with the help of codes given below :
  1. The obligation of husband to maintain his wife is co-extensive with his property
  2. Sec. 18(2) provides for maintenance and separate residence of wife in some conditions
  3. Father-in-law’s obligation to maintain widowed-daughter-in-law is a personal obligation
  4. An unchaste and non-Hindu wife is not entitled to maintenance

Codes :

1 i and iv are correct, but ii and iii are incorrect
2 ii and iv are correct, but i and iii are incorrect
3 iii and iv are correct, but i and ii are incorrect
4 i and iii are correct, but ii and iv are incorrect

Answer: ii and iv are correct, but i and iii are incorrect
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3 Which of the following is not a ground of divorce under section 2 of the Dissolution of Muslim Marriage Act, 1939 ?
1 7 years imprisonment to the husband
2 Failure of the husband to pay maintenance for the last two years
3 Whereabouts of the husband have not been known for a period of 3 years
4 Failure of the husband to perform, without reasonable cause, his marital obligations for a period of three years

Answer: Whereabouts of the husband have not been known for a period of 3 years
4 Which of the following are not available to a Hindu husband as grounds of Judicial Separation ? Answer with the help of codes given below :
  1. Extra marital sex by wife
  2. Conversion of wife to a non-Hindu religion
  3. Wife’s pre-marriage pregnancy
  4. Non consummation of marriage owing to impotence of wife

Codes :

1 i and ii only
2 ii and iii only
3 iv and i only
4 iii and iv only

Answer : iii and iv only
5 Which Article of the U.N. Charter charges the U.N. to promote “Universal respect for, and observance of, human rights and fundamental freedoms for all without distinction as to sex, race, language or religion” ?
1 Article 56
2 Article 55(c)
3 Article 62
4 Article 76(c)

Answer: Article 55(c)
6 Which of the following pair/pairs is/are not correctly matched ? Give the correct answer by using the codes given below :
  1. The World Conference on Human Rights was held at Vienna – Year 1993
  2. International Conference on Human Rights at Tehran was held – Year 1958
  3. First World Conference on Women was held on Beijing in – 1985
  4. International Convention on Elimination of all forms of Racial Discrimination – 1973

Codes :

1 only ii
2 i and ii
3 ii, iii and iv
4 i, ii, iii and iv

Answer: ii, iii and iv
7 Which of the following has commented on the legal significance of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights thus, “The declaration is merely a statement of principles, not a legally binding instrument; but it has become one of the best known international documents, and it has been often referred to in resolutions of the U.N., the Specialised Agencies, regional arrangements and other International Organisations, and in national constitutions; legislation and court decision. It is a beacon light for all mankind even though it has been honoured more often in the breach than in the observance” ?
1 Starke
2 H. Lauterpacht
3 Oppenheim
4 Palmer and Perkins

Answer: Palmer and Perkins
8 Read both Assertion (A) and Reason (R) and give the correct answer by using the codes given below :

Assertion (A) : The Universal Declaration of Human Rights does not define the term ‘Human Rights’. It refers them as “the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the Humanity”. Reason (R) : The framers of the Indian Constitution were influenced by the concept of Human Rights and guaranteed most of the Human Rights contained in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Codes :

1 Both (A) and (R) are correct and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)
2 Both (A) and (R) are correct, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)
3 (A) is correct, but (R) is wrong
4 (A) is wrong, but (R) is true

Answer: Both (A) and (R) are correct, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)
9 To which of the following International Conventions on Human Rights, India has become party to such conventions ? Give correct answer with the help of codes given below :
  1. Convention on the Political Rights of Women
  2. Convention on the Right of the Child
  3. Convention for the Suppression of the Traffic in Person and of exploitation of the prostitution of others
  4. Convention on International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance

Codes :

1 only i
2 i and iv only
3 i, ii and iii
4 i, ii, iii and iv all

Answer: i, ii and iii
10 In which among the following cases malice becomes relevant to determine a person’s liability in law of torts. Answer by using codes below :
  1. Malice may result in aggravation of damages
  2. In torts of decit and conspiracy one of the essential is malice
  3. When act is lawful, intention can be gathered from past circumstances
  4. Causing of personal comfort by lawful means may turn lawful act into a tort

Codes :

1 a and b
2 a and c
3 a, b and c
4 a, b, c and d

Answer: a and b
11 In which of following cases originator of defamatory statement will be liable for the damage resulting from repetitive publication by third persons ? Answer by using codes below :
  1. He himself authorized repetition
  2. Repetition was the natural and probable consequence of his act
  3. There was immoral obligation on the person in whose presence the slander was made to repeat it
  4. There was moral obligation on the person in whose absence the slander was made to repeat it

Codes :

1 a and b
2 a and c
3 a and d
4 b and d

Answer: a and b
12 Which of the following is true in relation to nuisance ?
1 An action for nuisance is actionable per se and no special damage need to be proved
2 It can be committed through the medium of intangible objects
3 It is direct interference with the possession of plaintiff
4 There is no interference with plaintiff’s use or enjoyment of land

Answer: It can be committed through the medium of intangible objects
13 Read Assertion (A) and Reason (R) and answer by using codes below :

Assertion (A) : The law takes no cognizance of carelessness in the abstract. Reason (R) : Cause of action for negligence accrues when damage that is real damage is suffered. Codes :

1 Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is right explanation of (A)
2 Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not right explanation of (A)
3 (A) is right, but (R) is wrong
4 (A) is wrong, but (R) is right

Answer: Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is right explanation of (A)
14 Which of the following is not correct in relation to the Consumer Protection Act ?
1 It extends to whole of India except the State of Jammu and Kashmir
2 It shall come into force on such date as the Central Government may by notification appoint
3 This Act shall be in addition to and not in derogation of provisions of any other law for the time being in force
4 This Act shall overside the provisions of Sale of Goods Act

Answer: This Act shall overside the provisions of Sale of Goods Act
15 What is the period of limitation to file a complaint before the Consumer Dispute Redressal Agencies ?
1 Within one year from the date of cause of action
2 Within two years from the date of cause of action
3 Within three years from the date of cause of action
4 No limitation period to file a complaint

Answer: Within two years from the date of cause of action

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